Looking for Evidence of Jewelleryness

Last Wednesday I attended the opening of the Weeds jewellery collective exhibition ‘re-Production’ at Masterworks Gallery along with a whole lot of other Auckland Jewellery Geeks. Here I noticed two most definite examples of Jewelleryness happening amongst jewellers. The Weeds jewellery collective – Fran Allison, Andrea Daly, Shelley Norton and formerly Lisa Walker – have…

sunshine pegs

This packet of sunshine pegs was just so beautiful that I had to take a photo of it before I ripped into it to take a handful of pegs camping this weekend.  I have the funniest feeling that the remainder of the packet is going to be worn. Just stick a string on it and call…

building exhibitions

I have not blogged for a while because I have been very busy planning and preparing: Before starting my Handshake journey in 2011 I thought my only chance of travelling from little old New Zealand to Germany to experience Schmuck week in Munich would be if I miraculously got into Schmuck – something that seemed…

Let there be night

I have been trying to get a bit flasher with my Meteors From Space installation for their next appearance.  My experiments into spacial illumination have shown some positive results, however the universe will only be visible in a darkened room. Similarly it is almost impossible to see stars when the Sun is in the sky.…

Reflecting

Finding my jewelleryness whakapapa – or the lineage to my conceptual development. The next big project we are working towards in Handshake 3 is a show at The Dowse Art Museum curated by Sian van Dyk. In preparation for this event, Sian has invited us to ‘Reflect’ on how and why we do jewellery. Having…